Squeezing a rainfall record out of desert sand dunes

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Pore moisture within desert sand dunes provides a novel archive for paleomoisture availability. Hydrostratigraphies are produced from variations in chemical tracers in a vertical profile. The applicability has been demonstrated in drylands in five continents and three examples are given here.

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)24-25
Number of pages2
JournalPAGES magazine
Issue number1
StatePublished - 15 Aug 2016